Cynthia Toushan has been a member of the Canadian Opera Company (COC) for over 25 years as a stage manager and choreographer. Past COC productions include A Masked Ball, Tristan und Isolde, Love from Afar, Nixon in China, From the House of the Dead, Faust, Turandot and Hänsel und Gretel. Ms Toushan was the production stage manager and resident director for Jersey Boys Toronto (2008 – 2010). She has worked for 18 seasons with the Stratford Festival as a Production Stage Manager and a Stage Manager. Her credits there include Crazy for You, 42nd Street, Kiss Me Kate, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof and Camelot. In addition, she was the senior stage manager for Pope John Paul II’s visit to Toronto in 2002.